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GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Irish dramatist, novelist and critic
(1856 - 1950)
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I'm one of the undeserving poor . . . up ugen middle-class morality all the time . . . . What is middle-class morality? Just an excuse for never giving me anything.
      - [Morality]

If a woman rebels against high-heeled shoes, she should take care to do it in a very smart hat.
      - [Clothes]

If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
      - [Economics]

If only for a half hour a day, a child should do something serviceable to the community.
      - [Children]

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.
      - [Family : Reputation]

If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.
      - [Cooperation]

If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not an example.
      - [Parenthood]

If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper--and despise it.
      - [Character]

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will.
      - [Imagination]

In gambling the many must lose in order that the few may win.
      - [Gambling]

In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
      - [Fear]

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
      - [Sincerity]

It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
      - [Marriage]

It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief.
      - [Belief]

John Bull's other island.
      - title of a play [England]

Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake.
      - [Justice]

Lack of money is the root of all evil.
      - [Poverty]

Life is a disease; and the only difference between one another is the stage of the disease at which he lives.
      - [Life]

Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.
      - [Life]

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
      - [Life]

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
      - [Life]

Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
      - [Amusements]

Love is the gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everyone else.
      - [Love]

Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.
      - [Prosperity]

Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
      - [Achievement]


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